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Gracia, another view of Barcelona

What used to be a small village 100 years ago, is now a lively neighbourhood of Barcelona. The locals live together with students, expats, occupants and artists. In Gracia you will find original small shops, modernist buildings (including one of the early works of Gaudi), lively squares and authentic markets.

Terraces Gracia

Tour details

The Green House in Gracia

Our itinerary leads you along the remaining squares and alleys of this former village. They all have their own history and the modernist buildings and other charming spots of this neighbourhoud will make you feel a privileged visitor of this part of the city. We want to transmit how real people live in Barcelona, instead of confront you every 100 yards with yet another souvenir shop.

Gracia Market

Casa Vicens


The tour starts at 10 am. The duration is approx. 2 hours from the starting point outside subway station Lesseps. From May to September we also start the tour at 6 pm.

Tour difficulty

The itinerary is very easy. Normal shoes will be sufficient for this tour.

The inner self

During our trip you will have the possibility to have some short breaks in order to have a snack or drink. Nevertheless we recommend to take a small bottle of water with you, especially in the summer months.

Starting point.

We will meet and start at subway station Lesseps, close to the city centre. This subway station can easily be reached within 5 minutes from the centre by subway line 3 (L3, the green line). You can take this line at central locations like Plaza Catalunya, Diagonal, Liceu or Plaza Espanya. At the end of the trip we will bring you back with the subway station Diagonal of the same line. Just where the centre starts.


An overview of all our prices can be found at our tariffs page.

Bookings or more information

Through our contact page you can make a booking or you can ask for more information about our tours.



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